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Robert Wholey's

1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
+1 412-391-3737
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Went to the shop and I was truly dissappointed. Over priced on some of the fresh fish, shrimp, crabs etc. Then we ordered some food and I was dissappointed again. How do you have the nerve to serve frozen shrimps when you have fresh shrimps....More

Thank Edwin S
Management response:Responded 24 April 2017

Sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit to Wholey's. We do our best to be competitively priced with other seafood purveyors in the area. As for your restaurant experience, we'll be sure to pass along your suggestion to our kitchen manager.

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to get a Whaler before leaving town. I'm so glad they have a small parking lot for whiskey shoppers. This worked well. I was able to park, get in and out of line in less than 30 minutes. The Whaler is a 1lb...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Movies is a place where you want to go to get the freshest fish possible. The fish sandwich is unbelievably big. If there was a word that could supersede the word fresh you would be talking about Wholey's.

Thank Yosserian
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I love Wholey's fish market and supermarket. The produce there is great but, I wish they would do something about the restaurant. We went there after church on Sunday and it was terrible. It tasted as if it had been reheated a number of times....More

Thank 329john123
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

Hello. We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your meal with us. Please know that our food is never reheated and you can always request the fish sandwich fried to order while you wait. We'll be sure to pass your concerns along to our kitchen...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Another must hit when in Pitt. Great friendly service, top to bottom, from the owner to the cashiers. We get our fish and sea food for the freezer here, and fresh sea food lunch. They (the Wholey's) do it right!

Thank Marvin65SS
Reviewed 30 March 2017

So I had lunch, although its a lunch spot and fish market combined. The building is old, like a warehouse which I personally like... but worthy of note if you are looking for cloth napkins. Walk in and choose from (a) FULLY stocked fish market......More

Thank rob19321
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wholey's is primarily a market. It sell seafood, meats, produce and groceries. Its selection of seafood, both fresh and frozen is the biggest, and probably the best, in Pittsburgh. It also has a fast food counter that sells giant fish sandwiches, fried shrimp, deep fried...More

Thank USAtouristcom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We come to the strip a lot, as I said in another post. is tradition. Wholey's is where we get out meats and fish for us to cook at home. Some of the vegetables are better than other stores, but the fish and the meats...More

Thank RustyVE
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Wholey's since I was a kid. I picked up a whole salmon fillet for smoking with some muscles and giant Argentine Red Shrimp. Absolutely excellent for a Pittsburgh fish market. Get a fish sandwich and love life.

Thank forwardxprogress
Reviewed 10 March 2017

What can you say about this place that hasn't already been said? They have ultra-fresh everything, a great line of their own sauces/marinades, and good prices (their sales are particularly excellent!). Whenever you see the son, he faithfully says "Thank you for your business", every...More

Thank Chris A
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4320
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: +1 412-391-3737
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We are proud to say we have been selling fresh fish, seafood, meat, and poultry since 1912.
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